Hedgehogs Catchment Area

Hedgehogs Outdoor is strategically situated in Harrogate which gives us easy access to a large area the immediate area which includes the following cities, towns and villages: Leeds, Halifax, Huddersfield, Meltham, Holmfirth, Ripponden, Brighouse, Todmorden, Hebden...

Stone Gardens

If you want to make a bolder statement than a gravel garden, you should consider a stone garden. The principal is similar except this time larger stones, pebbles and rocks are used, often in a creative or ‘architectural’ way. Although the principles of a stone garden...
The Common Beech Tree (Fagus Sylvatica)

The Common Beech Tree (Fagus Sylvatica)

Monumental, majestic, adorning many avenues and gated parks and home to rare wildlife. Beech is an enchanting species and is known as the queen of British trees. To wander beneath the leafy canopy anytime of the year is an awe-inspiring experience. But in...

The English Oak Tree (Quercus robur)

The English oak (Latin name: Quercus robur), also known as common oak, pedunculate oak, European oak or English oak, is a species of flowering plant in the beech and oak family, Fagaceae. The patriarch of the woods, the old English oak, also called common oak, holds a...

Hedge Cutting Safety Tips

Follow these handy tips to get the best from your hedge trimmer. Hedge trimming tips Keep it sharp. Sounds obvious, but keep trimmer blades sharp. If cut branch tips appear ragged or light in colour, or if blades snag on the hedge, the blades are probably blunt and...
Hedge Law

Hedge Law

Hedges are subject to rules and regulations just like anything else. Care must be taken when trimming or cutting a hedge because they are home to wild birds and animals. One must also respect the hedge as a boundary between properties as more than one party will be...
Tree Removal

Tree Removal

On the 27th March Hedge-Hogs Landscaping were tasked with tree removal. We took down a big evergreen Leylandii tree. It had grown too large for it’s space where it was creating too much shade in a residential area. The tight space we had to work in was behind...

Getting Ready for Spring

Has your garden been left unattended over winter and now requires some attention or maybe you are getting ready for spring? Now is the time to clear any unwanted items, plants, shrubs, trees or badly maintained hedges. Or maybe you just want a garden tidy up for...
Hedge Trimming

Hedge Trimming

Established hedges require trimming to keep them dense and compact. Formal hedges require more frequent trimming than informal hedges. When Hedges need pruning New hedges require formative pruning for their first couple of years after planting. Formative pruning is...